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EDITORIAL: Freedom’s just another word

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EDITORIAL: Freedom’s just another word
Freedom means different things to each of us, but in New Jersey, California and New York, shrinking personal and economic freedom means shrinking population. In the decade since 2001, New York has lost 9 percent of its population, California 4.5 percent, and New Jersey 5.6 percent.

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Three Strikes May Decrease File Sharing, But If Sales Keep Dropping

Three Strikes May Decrease File Sharing, But If Sales Keep Dropping, Who Cares?

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Proof Of A U.S. Police State

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Proof Of A U.S. Police State

America has fast descended into a police state. The trouble is that we want to believe in the rule of law and the system that alleges to support and enforce it. But when reality collides with illusion, it is too late. No matter how bad things seem, we always think that times will get better and that government will do the right thing.

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Timed Bathroom Breaks

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News from China: Workers are allowed 2 minutes to use the restroom.

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Personality Type

http://dollarvigilante.com

What is your personality type? Does your personality type make you more prone to seek liberty?

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8 great fictional nonviolent superheroes:

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In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 8 great fictional nonviolent superheroes:

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, I thought it would be appropriate to celebrate a rare beast in fiction: nonviolent heroes.

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Golfer Phil Mickelson may call it quits due to climbing tax rates

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Popular on Forbes: Golfer Phil Mickelson may call it quits due to climbing tax rates

Word is, Phil Mickelson is mad as hell about rising tax rates, and he’s not going to take it anymore. What follows is a brief portion of an interview Mickelson gave earlier today after carding a final-round 66 at the Palmer Course at PGA West in La Quinta – which I assure you, is not associated with the La Quinta next door to your local Denny’s – in which the golfer hinted that he is considering drastic career changes because of a combined tax rate nearing “62, 63 percent:”

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‘Tis the Season of Not Giving

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‘Tis the Season of Not Giving

How Regulations Are Making Charity Illegal

Pop quiz!

Question: Which of the following actions are illegal?

Donating bagels to homeless shelters in New York City;
Holding raffles in South Carolina to raise money for charity;
Providing free dental care to the poor in California;
Distributing eyeglasses to tornado victims in Missouri; or
Armed robbery.

Answer: All of the above.

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Public Buses That Listen To Passengers' Conversations

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Public Buses That Listen To Passengers' Conversations

The Daily had an interesting report this week — picked up by Wired — about “government officials quietly installing sophisticated audio surveillance systems on public buses across the country to eavesdrop on passengers.” I know what you’re thinking: “Woo! More epic bus fight scenes that come with audio.”

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Frankie's Sports Bar & Grill Owner, Welcomes Pot Smoking In Bar

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Frank Schnarr, Frankie's Sports Bar & Grill Owner, Welcomes Pot Smoking In Bar

OLYMPIA, Wash. Dec 10 (Reuters) - Thanks to a successful ballot initiative last month, Washington state residents can legally smoke marijuana in the privacy of their living rooms as of Thursday.

When that gets old, bar owner Frank Schnarr suggests, area stoners have another option: grab a booth at Frankie's Sports Bar & Grill in Olympia and toke up there.

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